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Ribbon Cutting for New Fourth Street Multi Purpose Trail (KGFX Photo)

Pierre’s New 4th Street Multi-Use Trail Opened by City Officials Wednesday

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday, as Pierre’s new 4th Street Multi-Use Trail was officially opened.  The Capital City’s newest trail segment, in northeast Pierre, totals a little over a mile and a half.  It was constructed in two segments.  Phase I covers a stretch from Governor’s...
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Dry Soil

US Drought Levels Off After Two Weeks of Worsening

  ST. LOUIS (AP) – A new report shows that the nation’s worst drought in decades has leveled off last week after worsening during the two previous weeks The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday shows more than 62 percent of the continental U.S. remains in some form of drought. One-fifth of the...
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Dakotas Rank High in Funding of Tobacco Programs

  BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – North Dakota ranks second in the nation and South Dakota eleventh in the funding of programs to prevent youth smoking and to help smokers quit. The annual rankings were released Thursday by a coalition of public health groups including the Campaign For Tobacco-Free Kids and the American Cancer Society....
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New Jail on SD Reservation to Open in January

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The Rosebud Sioux Tribe is set to open a $25 million adult jail next month that will emphasize cultural wellness for inmates. The grand opening for the 67,500-square-foot Rosebud Sioux Tribe Adult Correctional Facility is set for Jan. 17 near Mission. Administrator Melissa Eagle Bear says the facility...
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